This work is a welcome contribution to the development of criminology in Ireland. The book offers a useful analysis of patterns and trends in crime. - British Journal of Sociology Vol 50 No 2 1999
About the Author
John Brewer is Professor of Sociology and Head of Department at Queen's University Belfast. He is a well-established scholar with many OUP publications, including Inside the RUC, (1991) and Black and Blue, (1994) and After Soweto. Dr William Lockhart is a chartered forensic psychologist and the Director of EXTERN Organization. He has worked within the criminal justice system in Northern Ireland for over 20 years, and has published many academic papers and research reports in this field. Dr Paula Rodgers is a social policy worker with the Save the Children Fund. She has also written numerous papers in this area.